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[real-time closed captioning provided by u.s. captioning company.] >> now at 5:00, we're getting a new look at an incident that has a former deputy facing charges. news 6 is getting answers about what body cam video reveals. >> but first, another wet and foggy day in central florida. here's a live look outside. this is downtown orlando. tough to see anything out there right now. rain has been coming down for much of the day. the gloomy weather is not over yet.
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results. i'm lisa bell. >> glad you're with us. i'm matt austin. chief meteorologist tom sorrells is pinpointing all of it for us. when will this rain go away? >> come see me about 10:00. >> 10:00? >> by the time we're talking on the late night newscast, hopefully things have slowed down. >> fingers crossed. >> that's my forecast. take a look at what's happening right now. from flagler beach to bunnell, raining heavily, from astor to deleon springs, raining heavily. back to the west, raining heavily from the villages to leesburg, to bellevue right now, rainfall rate is an inch per hour. there are pockets where it's really just pouring. it's moving on but pouring heavily as it does. here's windemere and orlando. it's raining hard just outside of hunters creek. this band of rain should make it all the way into hunters creek because it is fast-moving. it will be there in 13 minutes from right now, updating all the way to taft in 25 minutes from now. >> all of it pushing out to the
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so the heaviest of the rain will be over on the coast by about 6:30 or 7:00 and then we sort of start to tone it down as we head through the rest of the evening. the on-the-town forecast for tonight, mild but more showers are funneling in here. temperature reading by 11 p.m. should be 58. i'll be right back to pinpoint an end to the rain and your overnight lows. see you in a few. >> all right. tom, thank you. >> don't forget, you can get breaking weather alerts and live radar anytime on our free news 6 pinpoint weather app. just search wkmg in your app store. >> breaking news now in north florida. we've just learned two florida children and their mom have been found. this comes hours after an amber alert was issued for the kids. investigators say they have found 5-year-old dorian and her brother brother, 4-year-old frederick, in madison florida, east of tallahassee. they were last seen with their mom in st. petersburg. she does not have custody of the kids.
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for you and bring you more updates as soon as we get them. >> news 6 gets answers after exposing surveillance video showing five marion county sheriff's deputies kicking and ground. >> four of the deputies have already pleaded guilty to violating that man's civil rights. we got ahold of the video of this incident from the state attorney's office last night that shows the deputies chasing a man wanted in a drug sting into a parking lot. when they catch him, he lays on the ground but the deputies then punch and kick him. yesterday a fifth deputy was indicted on federal charges. news 6 reporter eric sandoval is at the marion county sheriff's office and joins us now live. that surveillance video really cracked this case wide open. >> yeah, it did. that video was actually taken from surveillance cameras on an office building. that is important because the deputy's body cameras show a very different angle and tell a very different story. we asked the sheriff about that today. >> the video shot from the sides
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the end of a chase for drug suspect derek price. he runs into this parking lot and appears to give up, laying down on the ground. you can then see five marion county sheriff's deputies subdue him by repeatedly punching and kicking him, even though he seems not to fight back. the deputy jesse allen terrell is the final deputy to be indicted by a federal grand jury yesterday. >> these are individual choices these individuals had to make. they made that choice on that day. certainly it was the wrong decision, not the right thing to do. we're not going to tolerate it at the marion county sheriff's office. >> the sheriff says he turned the surveillance video over to state and federal investigators almost immediately. but look at the deputy's body camera footage. investigators might have gotten a different impression of what happened. >> you can hear the deputies order price to stop resisting, which you can see by the surveillance video doesn't appear he was. why were the deputies saying this? we asked the sheriff.
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defense attorneys are for. they have to make that decision. it's not the decision for the sheriff to make. >> keep in mind, this happened in 2014. derek price, that drug suspect, is still in jail. in fact, he's right across the parking lot from us at the marion county jail. we asked the sheriff today if he had anything to say to price. hear what he had to say, coming up at 6:00. >> eric, thank you. new video tonight. a store employee robbed at gunpoint. orlando police went to track down the guy in this surveillance video. here's a closer look. we're told this happened sunday morning at the new city mart on washington street between john young and o.b.t. you can see a man walk up to the victim with a gun in his hand. we're told he took her purse and keys before taking off in a dark blue minivan. if you know who that guy is, call crime line at 1-800-423-tips. >> also developing right now, an arrest at europe's most popular
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police in france found a man with guns at disneyland paris. take a look at this scene there a few hours ago. the man had two handguns and a copy of the quran outside the hotel in the park. officers also detained a woman who was with the suspect. no one was hurt. this comes as france is under a state of emergency after the terrorist attacks that left 130 people dead back in november. >> now to a disturbing case out of brevard county home. palm bay police tell us a man locked a woman in his bedroom and repeatedly raped her while taking pictures. we're told the man took the victim to his home monday night. police say he locked her inside and pulled her clothes off. the woman told police she was raped several times. she also said he used his cell phone to take pictures. he then took her home tuesday afternoon after she threatened to call police. he's charged with sexual battery and false imprisonment. he's still in jail tonight.
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virus. >> the world health organization says there could be millions of cases in the americas over the next year. it's prompting an urgent travel alert, too. news 6 reporter justin warmoth is at orlando international airport and joins us live. you talked with travelers. do they seem worried about this? worried. but health officials want to make it clear to everyone, the only way to contract this disease is spending time in latin-american countries and bitten by the illness carrying the illness. still the risk of something like that is still on the minds of some at o.i.a. >> sharon mcintyre is heading back to minnesota after a few days in orlando. while traveling she can't help but be concerned about the zika virus. orlando has flights every day coming in and out of countries that are affected, like puerto
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>> what troubles me is the infants are getting it. it's kind of scary to me. >> officials have determined that women can pass zika to their babies, causing serious birth defects. the only way to contract the illness is through mosquitos, u.s. scientists are still warning that it has the potential to be an explosive epidemic. >> it is scaring me. you step back and you think and you look at you're spreading this virus kind of like a plague to a bunch of people. >> all of the zika cases in the u.s. have involved foreign travel. the c.d.c. has named 14 countries and territories in latin america and the caribbean, including brazil, puerto rico, mexico and haiti. they're advising pregnant women not to travel there. this doctor specializes in special diseases at arnold palmer hospital in orlando. >> it's recommended they see the
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check the baby, if it's developing well. >> the doctor believes the tablet of zika making its way to central florida is low. orange county's health department echoes that belief. but with the amount of mosquitos and how many foreigners travel here, there's still a risk. >> there have been 31 cases of the zika virus in 11 states since last year, including some cases here in florida. right now, there isn't a vaccine for it. and only 1 in 5 people feel symptoms for the zika virus. so if you're traveling or may have traveled to latin america in the coming days and coming months, doctors want you to get checked out. >> thank you, justin. >> well, it has been a somber day of remembrance nationwide. today marks 30 years since the national tragedy unfolded at cape canaveral. >> people around the country are remembering the lives lost in the space shuttle challenger explosion.
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the shuttle broke apart 73 seconds after lift-off back in 1986. one of those astronauts was teacher christa mcauliffe. she won a nationwide competition to take part in the mission. schools across the country tuned in to watch the launch. she was survived by her husband, stephen, and their two kids. today her husband released a statement. it reads in part, quote, "for us, challenger will always be an event that occurred recently. our thoughts and memories of christa will always be fresh and comforting." >> nasa held its day of remembrance at kennedy space center today. we'll take you to the emotional ceremony coming up at 5:30. >> it's down to the wire as presidential candidates square off before the iowa caucuses. next at 5:00, why republican candidates are outraged how donald trump is handling tonight's debate. >> the rain is falling in
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we can't seem to shake it. i'll be back to track where i believe this is going to move right over top of you and then when it's going to end. >> you're watching news 6 at 5:00, getting results for central florida. we have a live look here at i-4 and the turnpike.
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>> good thursday evening, everyone. i'm meteorologist candace campos. we're pinpointing all around town for today. our next stop is bay hill. good evening to you as we look across the area for tonight. it looks like temperatures will be cooling down into the upper 50's. there will be the chance of seeing a few showers around but look at what we can expect for your friday, just a spectacular afternoon. warming up only into the mid-60's and looking nice and clear and cool as we head into
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>> a crime tracker alert in volusia county. deputies there say a man posing as a law enforcement officer took thousands of dollars from an 82-year-old woman. >> as news 6 reporter loren korn shows us, others say the same man targeted them. >> it was here at this
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people brought in thousands of dollars to buy prepaid gift cards to send to a so-called arrested. >> it's really involved and it sounded very really. >> this is one of the calls received on wednesday afternoon a man who they say is posing as one of them. >> he says it's lieutenant cross from the sheriff's office. >> she got one of those calls. >> it scared me. >> she says the man told the couple they needed to pay a $5500 fine due to outstanding warrants for missing jury duty or else. >> don't want to have a deputy come out there and pick you up and put you in handcuffs and cart you off to jail. i said, no. >> she says she quickly knew something was wrong after hearing about scams from her daughter who is in law enforcement. >> she has warned me many times about people who may call and appear to be somebody when they actually aren't.
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deputies say the 82-year-old purchased 11 of these prepaid gift cards from winn-dixie. sending the full $5500. hours later another couple almost did the same thing but was quickly told it was a scam. >> were they able to obtain any money or personal information of yours? >> they were well on their way. i don't know if you have a lieutenant croft and the badge no. 589 and the sheriff's department. that's who he said he was. >> for gray, she hung up the phone and called police. >> if people who are victimized contact law enforcement so reports can be made because it's not right for people to get away with things like this. >> in volusia county, loren korn, news 6. >> thank you. now deputies say they will never call and ask for money. if you have any information about this scheme in particular, call the volusia county sheriff's office right away. >> big night in the race for the white house. in just hours, republican candidates will debate in iowa, but the frontrunner is still
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>> donald trump says he won't be there because of his ongoing feud with fox news anchor megyn kelly. tonight's debate comes just days before the iowa caucuses. he's not going to be there but he's going to be on the campus of drake university holding a fundraiser for veterans. other g.o.p. candidates say they're upset that trump's no show is taking away attention from serious issues. >> i don't think he'll be missed. in fact, i don't really think donald trump is a conservative. >> 90% of their coverage is on this whole thing. this is not a show. this is serious. >> in the meantime, another candidate, texas senator ted cruz once again challenged trump to a one-on-one debate. iowa will cast their caucus votes on monday. >> zor a fest is back. it's time to eat some good food
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>> it is family fun for everyone all weekend long. you can find more on all the events taking place in eatonville on our website. head to, powered by news 6. chief meteorologist tom sorrells tells us don't be concerned by what you see out the window right now. >> what she said, yes, correct. >> yeah. and it's going to stay like that. stuff's getting good this week. you've got to get out this weekend, right? >> it's perfect conditions for the festival, for camping. i've gone to the festival when it was almost arctic cold. at least it's not going to be like that. it will be nice enough -- >> it will be comfortable. >> this is what we have going on right now. the big concern is the rain, trucking in here by the bucket loads, pouring in from the southwest to the northeast. all this stuff funneling through, coming through in waves that are quite heavy. we have a rainfall rate outside of belle isle that raced over to the east. it was pouring. hunters creek to kissimmee, a bull's-eye right in there,
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inches per hour, pouring the rain down between hunters creek and kissimmee. it's going this way. so if you're watching from st. cloud, you're next. it's going to run right over top minutes. outside of st. cloud, heavy top of you. as i widen the view out, it's still pouring from marion county to the villages, all of southern, lake county, down through orange, seminole, basically if you can hear me, you've either had rain or about to. even brevard county, i know it looks like you've cleaned up. there will be a few more rounds of showers to go through there. here's the way it looks on future radar. let me stand in the corner. all of that pushes through by 6:30 or 7:00. that. we'll track the lighter stuff and pinpoint that for you into the night until about 10:00. after 10:00 it will improve rapidly. 66. the low this morning, down to 62. normals are there. records on the date, we're nowhere near that.
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man, that's cold. daytona beach right now, 57 degrees. the relative humidity is high. wind is still from the north-northwest at 7. now in melbourne. you're the winner, man. 70 degrees, nice and mild right now in melbourne. 63 in cocoa beach. the rain is plagued. all the interior has sort of spared melbourne the last hour or so. the rest of us are not warm at all. here's the problem. not only is it raining, but the haven'ts visibilities are not great. last night at 11:00, we started talking this up. they dropped quickly by 11:00 last night. visibility in sanford right now, 1.7 miles. 2 in leesburg and 4 in the villages, half-mile visibility right now at o.i.a. take a look at the visible satellite. i know my clouds are fading fast because the sun is setting. you really get a feel for what's going to happen next. you see how clear it is? gulf. there it is. there's the leading edge of the dry air. it's eroding the cloud cover from the backside.
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during the day tomorrow, which means two thumbs up for your friday. tonight we get rid of most of the rain by 10:00. a few spritzes on the coast by 11:00 or midnight. tomorrow morning, 6 a.m., troy bridges will be here tracking a very cool and clear start to your day on friday and it stays that way most of the day saturday until the clouds build back in. the low tonight in orlando, along daytona beach, 47. 48 in new smyrna beach. 51 in oviedo. 48 in leesburg. 52 in melbourne and the low in here's tomorrow. >> by noon tomorrow, we're back to 59. the daytime high is only 67. so we're not going to warm up much. overnight low tomorrow night is 44. then on saturday, the high is 68. sunday looks awesome. i mean, that's a 10, y'all. with a high of 74. come on, you can't beat that. >> that's as good as it gets, right there. thanks, tom. >> thank you, tom. >> next at 5:00, how soon
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>> coming up tonight at 6:00, i'm going to introduce you to a woman who is dealing with cancer. why she says when life gives you scraps, make a quilt out of it. she's a pretty amazing lady. you're going to fall in love tonight. some progress on a bill to overhaul florida's death penalty law. >> the move by lawmakers comes after a recent supreme court ruling. the high court ruled the state law's unconstitutional. lawmakers say they plan to have a new bill passed within a couple of weeks.
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with the number of jurors who must agree to the death penalty. currently, the law only requires to the judge. away now. you'll see the big game right here on news 6. >> this year's games a bit of a different experience for one fan. he bet the carolina pablthers would not make it to the super bowl. of course, they did. so he had to go outside, blue. looking good, too. and it's cold, by the way, in gastonia north carolina. he stood on the side of that street there. one side of his sign said this is what doubters get, honk if you love the panthers. the other side read, i heart cam newton. that probably hurt the most. he says if the panthers win the super bowl, he has to stand outside bank of america stadium
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carolina wins. definitely ramping it up a notch. >> is he trying to get people to root against carolina? >> going to cause a car accident out there. we don't know who will win the big game, but news 6 is your home for super bowl 50. kickoff is at 6:30 p.m. february 7th, but our coverage will last all day long, starting at 6 a.m. we've got you covered on our website at, powered by news 6. click on the sports social, under the sports tab. it's going to be a full day of fun. we'll join you for the news after that thing. >> coming up on the news at 5:30, not for the first time a medical marijuana bill is going on the ballot this november. >> the central florida attorney behind the push for the law explains to us what's going to be different this time around
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